Aisling Schorderet is Independent Diplomat’s Brussels-based Policy Adviser. She works closely with the EU institutions, Member States and civil society organisations on important issues for our partners across Independent Diplomat’s geographic and thematic work, including promoting women’s meaningful participation in conflict resolution and peacebuilding processes.

Aisling joined ID in 2022 after five years in the European Commission, where she worked on emergency management and humanitarian aid (DG ECHO), health (DG SANTE) and EU enlargement (DG NEAR) policy. She has a background in diplomacy and multilateral security cooperation, having represented Ireland and the EU at the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna and managed field operations for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine. She also brings expertise in international criminal justice, gender and human rights issues, having worked for the International Criminal Court and a number of NGOs.  

She holds an MA in International Relations from Dublin City University, where she focused her research on accountability for human rights violations committed by international organisations. Aisling is Irish-Swiss and speaks French, Spanish and Italian.